Venue
The Symposium will be held on board a comfortable boat "Georgy Zhukov" cruising from Nizhny Novgorod to Samara and back. The cruise route along the Volga river includes old Russian towns such as Cheboksary, Ulyanovsk, Samara. Also on the route is the beautiful town of Kazan, the capital of the Tatar Republic, the picturesque Makariev Monastery, and many other fascinating sites. The conference participants will have an opportunity to admire typical Russian nature.

A social program for participants and accompanying persons will include sightseeing and tours on the cruise route, music concerts aboard, and symposium dinner.

Nizhny Novgorod
http://www.nwp.sci-nnov.ru/www_2005/photo_nn.htm
Cheborsary
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheboksary
Kazan
http://www.kazan1000.ru/eng/turist/volumephoto.htm
Samara
http://www.stayinsamara.com

Tentative cruise schedule

Date

Port

Arrival

Departure

July 19

Nizhny Novgorod

 

09:30

July 20

Kazan

09:00

14:00

July 21

Shiryaevo

16:00

19:00

July 22

Samara

09:00

14:00

July 23

Cheboksary

18:00

21:00

July 24

Makariev Monastery
Nizhny Novgorod

08:00
18:00

12:00